The first table below looks at the demand for OSSEC skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OSSEC over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OSSEC
Rank 929 876 900
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +24
Permanent jobs citing OSSEC 6 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.081% 0.19% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 4
Average salary £62,500 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.92% -3.63%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £33,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.44% -39.09%
Systems Management Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
7386 6416 6047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.02% 5.67% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 5852 4919 5023
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%

OSSEC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OSSEC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

OSSEC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OSSEC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OSSEC within the UK.

OSSEC Salary Trend in the UK

OSSEC
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OSSEC over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 within the UK.

OSSEC Salary Histogram in the UK

OSSEC
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OSSEC within the UK over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -45 6 £62,500 +17.92% 1
London -52 4 £63,750 -12.06%
Surrey - 2 £30,000 -
South East - 2 £30,000 -
Guildford - 2 £30,000 -

OSSEC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OSSEC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSSEC.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) NETGEAR
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) nginx
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Junos
2 2 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (33.33%) Vertica
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) WSO2
2 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay

OSSEC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OSSEC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OSSEC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) nginx
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IPsec
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) Junos
2 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technician
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Procure-to-pay
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) NETGEAR
2 2 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (33.33%) Vertica
2 2 (33.33%) WSO2
2 2 (33.33%) Tripwire
2 2 (33.33%) Netezza
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
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